W.H.O. Advises Delaying Pregnancy in Areas With Zika Transmission

June 9, 2016 10:09 PM

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W.H.O. Advises Delaying Pregnancy in Areas With Zika Transmission

The advice affects millions of couples in 46 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean where Zika transmission is ongoing or expected. At the moment, Puerto Rico is the only part of the United States known to have local transmission of the virus.

Governments of five countries have issued similar advice, as has the health secretary of Puerto Rico, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has decided against this approach on the grounds that government doctors should not intrude on personal decisions best made by women and their part...

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